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Freeland - Luzerne county

Population 3,643

Freeland, Pennsylvania

Freeland, Pennsylvania, in Luzerne county, is 29 miles SW of Scranton, Pennsylvania and 83 miles NW of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The people of the town are in the Scranton - - Wilkes - Barre - - Hazleton metropolitan area. Freeland has a population of 3,643.

The People and Families of Freeland

In Freeland, about 48% of adults are married. Lots of people in Freeland live independently, in one-person housing. The town has its share of unmarried adults.

The government tells us that Freeland features an unusually large number of women. People 65 and older make up an important part of the community in the town.

Wealth and Education

In 2000, Freeland had a median family income of $40,863.

Freeland Housing

In Freeland, 69% of the houses and apartments are occupied by the owners, not rented out. You're likely to find a number of older homes if you drive around the town -- the mean age of housing units is fairly high here. And yes, you can rent a place in Freeland without breaking the bank. Residential property taxes remain low i the town.

Commuting

In Freeland, 90% of commuters drive to work.
Freeland Population (2000)

CategoryCountPercent
Total Population3,643100%
Male1,69346.5%
Female1,95053.5%
Under 1879121.7%
18+2,85278.3%
65+83222.8%
Median Age42 
Average Family Size2.96 
White3,59098.5%
African-American40.1%
Asian260.7%
American Indian & Alaskan20.1%
Other120.3%
Mixed Race90.2%
Hispanic (included in categories above)351%
Median Family Income (1999)$40,863 
Population In Poverty47313%
Freeland Ancestry

AncestryPercent
Polish18.8%
Italian15.3%
Slovak14.3%
German11.8%
Irish8.6%
US/American7.3%
Dutch3.2%
English2.8%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American)2.4%
Hungarian1.7%
Ukrainian1.7%
Pennsylvania German1.7%
Czechoslovakian1.5%
Austrian1.4%
Greek1.1%
Czech1%
Eastern European0.8%
Carpatho Rusyn0.8%
Russian0.7%
Slovene0.6%
Slavic0.6%
African0.5%
Lithuanian0.4%
Yugoslavian0.4%
French (except Basque)0.2%
Welsh0.2%
West Indian0.2%
Scottish0.2%

  


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